CODESPA combines a variety of areas of expertise in each project depending on the requirements of local circumstances and accompanies the poor with appropriate methods that enable them to develop their own road out of poverty:
Value Chain Development
Rural Tourism and Education
Committed to the sustainability and results of our impact, CODESPA adopts a rigorous standard of professionalism in its project management, focusing on tracking progress and obtaining measureable results in the economic empowerment of the poor.
Further, CODESPA works to address the limitations and isolation of the poor through a holistic approach to economic development that focuses on forging the right strategic partnerships for creating innovative solutions to complex problems.
CODESPA has a long history of working with business groups, private organizations, non-profit institutions, local partners and government authorities.
In particular, we actively seek the involvement of private sector businesses for:
In the past, our cooperation with businesses has included:
Our 30 years of experience has led us to produce an extensive range of research products that systematize our experience and analyses, for our own improvement and for those interested in learning and adapting our methods. All freely accessible through Fundación CODESPA's webpage, these include publications, technical notes, case studies, and methodologies for:
In 2011, CODESPA formalized the creation of CODESPApro, a development consulting service that contributes its analytical expertise to clients such as multilateral institutions, government agencies, businesses and other non-profit organizations. CODESPApro brings its experience in project design, monitoring and evaluation to improving outcomes in our core areas of expertise, helping clients who wish to design more effective strategies, develop high impact corporate social responsibility programs, and design programs that foster public-private partnerships for development.
CODESPApro has worked on contracts with the United Nations Development Programme, World Bank Group, UN Women, AECID, CAF, ACDI/VOCA and more...